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Benefits and support Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rules

Your LHA area and the current LHA rates

Southern Greater Manchester

  • All M22 postcodes
  • Most M23 postcodes, except those in Central Greater Manchester
  • Some M19 and SK8 postcodes

Central Greater Manchester

  • All other Manchester postcodes
  • Some M23 postcodes

With a postcode you can check a rate for any address on the government's website.

The Local Housing Allowance rates for 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023.

The rates were the same for the period 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022. 

Southern Greater Manchester rates
Number of bedrooms Weekly LHA rate Four weekly LHA rate Monthly LHA rate
Shared accommodation £82.81 £331.28 £358.89
1 bed £120.82 £483.28 £523.55
2 bed £149.59 £598.36 £648.22
3 bed £172.60 £690.40 £747.93
4 bed £253.15 £1,012.60 £1,096.98
Central Greater Manchester rates
Number of bedrooms Weekly LHA rate Four weekly LHA rate Monthly LHA rate
Shared accommodation £75.50 £302.00 £327.17
1 bed £138.08 £552.32 £598.35
2 bed £149.59 £598.36 £648.22
3 bed £166.85 £667.40 £723.02
4 bed £218.63 £874.52 £947.40

If you move, or someone else moves in or out, you must tell us straight away:

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